Question: What is a trade publication?
Answer: A trade publication is a term for a specific kind of magazine or periodical or newspaper that is geared toward people who work in a specific industry. It only has articles and advertisements that related to one industry. For example, Restaurant Management, covers the newest trends and information relating to the restaurant industry or trade.
Food and beverage trade publications can be found in the databases listed below. Make sure that you click on the Full Text button in order to get the whole article. Each database provides the MLA citations for your articles. Click on the "Cite" button and copy and paste into your new document.